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CAAMFest 2013

SF Music Matters Asia

Posted February 26th, 2013 by Ashlyn Perri in Music, CAAMFest 2013


Due to high demand, SF MUSIC MATTERS ASIA is moving the 2 day International Music Showcase from INNER MISSION SF to BROADWAY STUDIOS (435 Broadway). We encourage you to purchase pre-sale tickets to guarantee space. See you this weekend!

(03.01.2013 San Francisco CA) : As a special preview for CAAMFest (formerly the San Francisco International Asian-American Film Festival), Asia’s premier music industry event, Music Matters, has teamed up with an alliance of Asia’s leading indie music promoters (China : Maybe Mars / Korea : DFSB Kollective / Taiwan : The Wall) and Singapore’s to proudly present the launch of San Francisco Music Matters Asia (March 7th-8th, 2013).

>>  Buy tickets for SF MUSIC MATTERS ASIA on Eventbrite here  <<

A brand new extension of the highly successful Music Matters Live festival in Singapore (http://AllThatMatters.Asia/LIVE), the two-day San Francisco showcase will spotlight Asia’s top indie music artists. According to Music Matters Founder and CEO Jasper Donat, “Asia is smoking hot for talent at the moment and we’re delighted to have some biggest and best live bands from the region sharing the same stage for the first time ever in America.”

Set to be amped at the art event space BROADWAY STUDIOS, the inaugural showcase headliners include the following critically acclaimed, SXSW music acts from China, Korea, and Taiwan:



Carsick Cars (2009 China MIDI Awards : Album of the Year – Nominee)

The Gar (2012 China MIDI Awards : Song of the Year – Winner)

White+ (2012 China Douban Awards: Electronic Music Album of the Year – Winner)


3rd Line Butterfly (2013 Korean Music Awards : Musician of the Year – Nominee)

Galaxy Express (2011 Korean Music Awards : Musician of the Year – Winner)

Goonam (2012 Korean Music Awards : Modern Rock Album of the Year – Nominee)

Lowdown 30 (2013 Korean Music Awards : Album of the Year – Nominee)

No Brain (2007 Korean Music Awards : Band of the Year)


The Chairman (2011 Taiwan Golden Melody Awards : Band of the Year – Nominee)

Special guests include Sony Music singer-songwriter Kim Jinho (formerly of SG Wannabe) and local Asian-American indie legend, Peter Nguyen and his Bay Area band, The Gold Medalists.

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Doors open at 7PM. Tickets are $12 for one day pass, $20 for a two day pass. Show is for 21+ audiences.


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Soundcloud: Listen to the featured artists on the playlist!

3rd Line Butterfly ‘A Heavy Night Fog’

Carsick Cars ‘Mogu Mogu‘

The Chairman ‘The Gods Bless Taiwan’

Galaxy Express ‘Horongbul’

Goonam ‘Blood’

Kim Jinho ‘Do You Know’

Lowdown 30 ‘Asphalt’

No Brain ‘Radio Radio’

The Gar ‘Two Mothers’

White+ ‘Black‘